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WQAD News 8 is a proud partner for this effort to collect items for Family Resources Domestic Violence Shelters in the Quad Cities.

Donation trucks will be at all Hy-Vee stores in the Quad Cities and in Muscatine, Iowa from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 23, 2012.

Donated items will help support women and children seeking safety and a new beginning at the Family Resources Domestic Violence Shelters in our area.

Here’s what they need: 

Kitchen and Bath ItemsMost needed: brooms, dust pans, utensils and paper products.

Cleaning SuppliesMost needed: cleaning wipes, disinfectant spray, floor cleaner and dish soaps.

Bed and Bath Linens – including blankets.

Baby & Toddler Supplies – NEW socks, underwear, onesies, children’s cold medicine, teething rings, bottles, pacifiers, bibs and bathing items, diapers (sizes 4, 5, and 6), wipes, lotions and powder.

Toiletries – hair care products (especially ethnic), deodorant, shampoo and lotion.

Small Home Items – trash cans, laundry baskets, alarm clocks, toasters, blenders, microwaves, can openers, coffee makers, dishes, pots and pans.

Over-the-Counter Medicine – antacids, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, cough syrup.

Monetary donations, gas cards and Hy-Vee gift cards.

Please – NO clothing or furniture.

For more information on Fill-the-Truck and Family Resources, go to